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Cave People of the Himalaya

Cave People of the Himalaya
An archaeologist dangles from a rope spanning a cliff 800-feet tall. A dark cave opening looms 700-feet down and the only way inside is to rappel down from above. Dr. Mark Aldenerfer, self-proclaimed landlubber, is not happy performing aerial acrobatics, but he's doing it for science, while seven-time Everest climber, Pete Athans, belays him. They're on a mission, set within the world's highest mountains, to find ancient mummies and uncover secrets that have been hidden in these cliff-top graves for thousands of years.

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Full Episode Air date: 02-15-2012 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2197119387/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Everest climber and thrill seeker Pete Athans returns to the Himalayas with Dr. Mark Aldenderfer in search of the caves and mummies of a lost civilization. There they risk their own safety to reveal astonishing evidence of a previously unknown 1,500-year-old death ritual high in the Himalayan caves. /episodes/get/5424 /episode/5424 Cave People of the Himalaya: Full Episode /episode-player/5424
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Everest climber and thrill seeker Pete Athans returns to the Himalayas with Dr. Mark Aldenderfer in search of the caves and mummies of a lost civilization. There they risk their own safety to reveal astonishing evidence of a previously unknown 1,500-year-old death ritual high in the Himalayan caves.
Air date: 02/15/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2197119387/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Everest climber and thrill seeker Pete Athans returns to the Himalayas with Dr. Mark Aldenderfer in search of the caves and mummies of a lost civilization. There they risk their own safety to reveal astonishing evidence of a previously unknown 1,500-year-old death ritual high in the Himalayan caves. /episodes/get/5424 /episode/5424 Cave People of the Himalaya: Full Episode /episode-player/5424
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